Sala Baganza

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Sala Baganza
Comune
Comune di Sala Baganza
Rocca Sanvitale.
Rocca Sanvitale.
Coat of arms of Sala Baganza
Coat of arms
Sala Baganza is located in Italy
Sala Baganza
Sala Baganza
Location of Sala Baganza in Italy
Coordinates: 44°43′N 10°14′E / 44.717°N 10.233°E / 44.717; 10.233
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Parma (PR)
Frazioni Case Marconi, Casino de' Boschi, Castellaro, Limido, Maiatico, San Vitale Baganza, Talignano
Government
 • Mayor Aldo Spina
Area
 • Total 30.76 km2 (11.88 sq mi)
Elevation 176 m (577 ft)
Population (31 December 2014[1])
 • Total 5,558
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Salesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43038
Dialing code 0521
Website Official website

Sala Baganza (Parmigiano: Säla) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of Parma.

Sala Baganza borders the following municipalities: Calestano, Collecchio, Felino, Fornovo di Taro, Parma, Terenzo.

Some 5 km from town, on the road to Collecchio, is the Pieve di Talignano, a small 12th-century church in Romanesque style. Other sights include:

  • Rocca (fortress) of the Sanvitale family
  • Castle of San Vitale Baganza
  • Casino dei Boschi, a large 18th century countryside residence that, among the others, was used by Mary Louise, Duchess of Parma
  • Church of San Vitale (10th century)
  • Church of Sts. Stephen and Lawrence (1582-1586), also built by the Sanvitale.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat

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